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Telecom Construction Linemen & Groundhands

Full-time Employee




ASAP Must pass background check and drug test.


$25-$40/hr depending on experience

Other Requirements

Valid driver's license. Ability to pass background and drug test

Job Description

Proficiency in connecting, rearranging, repairing, and maintaining outside cable
Install aerial cables to meet all applicable specifications
Delash and remove inactive plant as requested or needed
Connect wires and cables to terminals and attach/detach various kinds of hardware to wires, cables
As needed, repair broken lashing, re-sag aerial strand, and note loose or missing down-guys, riser guards that might require repair or create a hazard
Set up the job (strand, cable, fiber and caddies).
Maintain proper cable clearances
Able to read system prints/maps
Certified to operate a bucket lift truck
Climb ladders
Use of hand tools and equipment to assist in the completion of an assigned project.
Coaxial splicing a plus

3+ years’ experience as an aerial lineman required.
Strong knowledge of building strand, lashing, pole transfers and grounding required.
Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (Wrenches, Drills, Ladders, Lanyards, Saws, etc.)
Read, write, and understand English
Proficient in the use of telecom construction equipment. (Aerial Lifts, Dozers, Lashers, Meters, etc.)
Smartphone skills with workforce and camera applications
Prioritize and complete assignments
Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communications skills.
Must be able to work alone, and with a team.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.

High School Diploma

40 hours a week.
Day schedule
Field work (stand, climb, walk)
Outdoors (Standing and bending in all types of weather)

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.


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About Us

VerTek LLC is an established and growing prime, building up its roster of in-house crews for fiber builds and upgrades and for HFC upgrades as the cable companies expand their upstream and downstream bandwidth. Our clients are the big names in broadband. We are the veterans in the industry having built much of the Internet we use today. And, we're building more!
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